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COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice

If you're returning to practice to support the NHS, NHS in Scotland, NHS Wales or Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland, OpenLearn has a range of free courses available for you to refresh your knowledge and skills.

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COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice

If you're returning to social work or social care practice, or want more knowledge and support to help you in a new setting working with those impacted by COVID-19, OpenLearn has a range of free courses available for you to refresh your knowledge and skills.

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An overview of wound care

This information is a review of wound care. It contains information to help you feel more confident in supporting people managing in their needs and rehabilitation. As with all clinical information, you should seek out local and follow local policy.  

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"Nursing is a fantastic career"

Staff Tutor for Nursing for The Open University, Michael Davidson, explains why he believes nursing can be a rewarding career choice for men and women.

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The battle for PrEP on the NHS

A revolutionary drug could save lives - but it's expensive. NHS England decide against making it available - but one man wasn't going to accept that decision...

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What do you know about the NHS' history?

The National Health Service is over 70 years old, but what do you know about it? Find out some fun facts and see how you compare to others in our quiz.

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Should the NHS fund it?

The NHS and government has to decide whether to fund certain healthcare treatments or services. Would you fund the following ten big issues? Vote in our quiz...

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Can we get to a world without suicide? article icon

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Can we get to a world without suicide?

After his son’s suicide aged 18, Steve Mallen sees the world differently. Along with a growing number of mental health experts, he wants to reduce the rate of suicide across the world, and is aiming for zero. Simon Usborne finds out more.

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Hospital: Preparing for surgery

The Hospital team meet patients, staff and carers preparing for surgery, in these clips from the BBC/OU co-produced series.

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Hospital: The cost of treatment

As new treatments come on stream, some carry a huge price tag. Closing the gap between what's possible, and what's affordable, is a challenge for the staff, and patients, of the Hospital.

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How do we solve the social care funding problem?

It's one of the policy focuses of this election cycle - how do we meet the rising costs of caring for an aging population? The OU's Janette Rutterford explores a way forward.

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Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen? article icon

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Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen?

The Wannacry malware attack which locked down vital systems throughout much of the NHS on Friday was preventable, explains Conor Deane-McKenna.

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